Happy Land Farm - Free Range Broilers and Layers

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 Poultry Breeders - Broilers Layers and Chicks / Posted 6 months ago by Happy Land Farm / 238 views

Contact Robert 0834956532

robert@happylandfarm.co.za

10 am – 2 pm Monday-Friday
10 am – 3 pm Saturdays
By appointment Monday-Friday afternoons, please call or email for an appointment

robert@happylandfarm.co.za

Happy Land Farm is a high quality, ethical, free-range chicken breeder. We provide a range of breeds for specific purposes and geographical locations. We are also suppliers of locally produced farming products to add value to the farming and foods industry for better nutrition and welfare.


Note from Lara Whybrow @ Ethical Suppliers: This farm is a new listing and while I haven’t had a chance to really check out the place it seems that their broilers are completely free range whereas their layers are kept in chicken tractors. Tractors are basically movable coops so its not really “free” range in the proper sense of the word but at least the poor animals aren’t kept indoors or in the tiny cages as in battery hen systems.

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Kyalami, MidrandGauteng,South Africa Show Phone Number *****

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Firstly, this is not a massive investment fund. This is my personal initiative and is funded by me, I already fund all the costs related to Ethical Suppliers and Open Education Centre. This initiative is really for the poorest of the poor who have practically nothing and need a helping hand to get somewhere.  

I used to be a chicken and pecan nut farmer a few years ago and had to quit because of family issues with the property. So yes, I have experience in farming, as well as an education site for farmers, Open Education Centre

From a little seed we can grow big things. Nature has all the means by which we can grow our money and farming is a way to do this while at the same time providing food for families and communities. 

I will buy most of the starter stock eg seeds and chicks, saplings, and so on. Watering costs will not be covered but we will try reduce water consumption as far as possible with the use of mulch and other methods to keep costs down. 

You will need to fetch the stock from the supplier if I cannot have it delivered, prepare the earth, sow the seed, water/irrigate and generally manage all day to day operations. If you are in Pretoria I will assist with the manual labour.

For the chicken farm you will need to construct a simple roosting perch from sticks and a simple hut with a basic door which can close at night. This can all be done with wood and salvaged materials. No floor needed, sand floors are best and I will explain why later. Eggs need to be collected daily and a small percentage of the eggs need to be marked and  left in their clutches in the hope that broody hens will hatch them out. We are trying to breed broodiness back in as this is in accordance with natural and humane principles. 

Once the operation turns profitable and I have recouped 200% of my total investment I will withdraw.

Remember – this is NOT a get rich quick scheme, this is only for individuals who share the same principles of ethical, eco friendly and humane farming. Profits will only start coming in after a few months, sometimes even up to a year or two, it all depends on what we are farming. 

Think about ways that you can “pay it forward”, eg seed donations etc, because this principle is extremely important. 

If all this excites you and you want to be part of the group please continue the application process below. I know it is long and tedious but I really want to get to know you a little better as we will be working closely together and I want to make sure we are a good fit :) 

If you would like to help fund the initiative please contact info@ethicalsuppliers.co.za or 071 484 5295. 

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Maize
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